Space, Planetary & Astronomical Sciences & Engineering (SPASE)

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Admissions Open for MTech and PhD - Apply "here" New

For admission to the Ph. D. program.
A valid GATE score is required for the candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, except in the case of candidates with Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the centrally funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs). The candidates with Master’s degree in Science must either have a valid GATE score or must have qualified for/in JRF/NET.

Additionally, the candidate must satisfy any one of the following:

  • A Master's degree in Engineering with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum.
    [ The specified minimum is defined as the greater of the minimum pass marks / CPI and 55 percent marks / 5.5 CPI on a 10 point scale ]
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Science (4-year programme) with a minimum of 75 percent marks/7.5 CPI and a valid GATE score.
    The requirement of GATE score is waived for candidates with Bachelor's degree in Engineering from the centrally funded technical institutes (CFTIs).
  • A Master's degree in Science or an allied area while satisfying each of the following three criteria
    1. a minimum of 65 percent marks/6.5 CPI in the Master's degree,
    2. first division in bachelor's degree, and
    3. JRF/95 percentile or higher in GATE score.
    4. The requirement of GATE/JRF/NET/JEST is waived for candidates having a Master's degree in Sciences/arts from IITs, IISERs and NITs with a minimum CPI of 8.0.